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Buy To Let Going Out Of Fashion With The Wealthy

Wealthy property investors no longer regard buy to let as a good home for their money, according to new research. Although a quarter of high...

Home Sellers Pocketed Profits Of Up To £70,000 Last Year

Home sellers who bought property in 2014 or earlier pocketed profits of more than £70,000 last year. The number of properties bought in 2014 was...
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Licking The UK Stamp Duty Muddle For Expats

It’s easy to get in a muddle as an expat or foreign buyer seeking to take advantage of some great buy-to-let investment deals in...

Expats Snap Up Prime London Homes

A flurry of foreign and expat buyers are snapping up luxury London homes - and the signs are lenders are rushing to help them...

Property Gains And Savings Rates Reach A Tipping Point

Savers have reached a tipping point where interest rates on cash in the bank is starting to outweigh the returns from property. For more than...

Build To Rent Is The Future Of Buy To Let

The future of buy to let is in the hand of build to rent companies ready to spend billions on rental homes to cash...

Inheritance Tax Jargon explained

Inheritance tax is ensnaring more people than ever due to ever increasing house prices. The tax man has revealed record IHT takings in the year...

Electrical safety upgrade for buy to let landlords

Housing Minister Heather Wheeler has announced new electrical safety laws are on the way for landlords. The new measure calls for buy to let landlords...

Property News Round-Up – January 17, 2019

This week - the government reveals when the ban on tenant fees will start,  more money is released to tackle rogue landlords and...

Overseas Landlords In Rush To Quit Buy To Let

Expat and foreign landlords are leaving the UK buy to let market in huge numbers, according to new data. In 2010, landlords based overseas owned...

Buy To Let Rent Rises Slowing Across UK

Private renters are paying an average £918 a month for a buy to let home, according to the latest data. Rents in the year to...

Brexit Triggers UK House Price Bonanza For Foreign Buyers

Property prices in the UK may never be as attractive for foreign buyers as they are now. Brexit uncertainty has hammered the market and pushed...

Dubai Rents And Property Prices Set To Fall Again

Property prices and rents are expected to take a dive in Dubai before the end of the year. Property consultants are forecasting both will drop...

Budget 2018 – Property Tax Onslaught Continues

The Tory onslaught against buy to let landlords carries on with changes to the tax landlords pay on profits when selling a rented home. The...

Half Of Landlords See Buy To Let As Property Pensions

New buy to let landlord surveys have revealed that half of Britain’s landlords regard their properties as a pension - and their portfolios are...

Budget 2018: New Tax Break For Landlords Flagged

Chancellor Phillip Hammond is considering a new tax break to reward landlords selling buy to let homes to sitting tenants for his Budget 2018. A...

Ireland Scoops European Buy To Let Top Spot

Ireland has pulled off a property double as Europe’s top buy to let hotspot and the capital Dublin ranking as the city with the...
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Home Owner Gets Tax Bill For Flat That Did Not Exist

Property investors must pay capital gains tax on homes that no one could live in because they had not been built, according to a...
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UK Stamp Duty Surcharge Plan For Expat Home Buyers

Foreigners and expats who buy property in Britain will pay a rate of stamp duty, the government has announced. Prime Minister Theresa May broke the...

Value For Money Overseas Homes For Expats

If you want to buy a home away from the drab British climate in a sunshine paradise, how do you know where to go? Retiring...